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Magnum Block

hmmm. . .I know. . .supposed to be crocheting. . . I have a deadline. . .  😉  

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hip with the starch. . .

I’m glad I didn’t get too far into this whole quilting gig before I learnt the secret that everybody seems to know. . .starch baby starch!  Press your fabric and starch baby starch. . .hmmm, gotta get a t-shirt made. . .you will see a difference!  I know I have, not to mention the ease […]

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virtual arm

So my virtual arm got twisted and I joined one more last BOM. . .I get now how slippery this slope truly is 😉 I’m doing the Skill Builder BOM from Alyssa over at Pile of Fabric. And will be using (I am really looking forward to this one) my stash of City Block by […]

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Suess for the Birthday Boy

One more quilty project with a March 1st deadline.  My little man turns 1 on the first of March and I would like this to be his present. . . When I found this Seuss quilt and thought it would be fun and wanted to make a few changes:  1. add a Minky backing 2. No binding, […]

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hark the fabric calls!?!

Oh, I’ve been having fun with my hexies, deliciously so. . .but as the opening song for Sesame Street sounded and I watched as the nippers settled. . .I almost begrudgingly put down my hexies and got to cutting some fabric for the Craftsy BOM I’m taking part in. Cutting went smoothly and I was […]

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you must be my Lucky Star!

After collecting, sorting, resorting and finally cutting – I began sewing my lucky star block 1. The technique of paper piecing is straight forward and Elizabeth’s tutorial was straightforward and easy to follow – I only managed to sew one piece of fabric backwards 😉 although I had to unpick a couple due to faulty […]

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committed & cut. . .

as I mentioned before, I’ve joined the Lucky Stars BOM – this is my first Quilt BOM! this morning the Vinster (my daughter) and I sat down and went through ‘our’ fabric stash.  Vin sorted a charm pack of dots & stripes while i pulled fabrics, gorgeous fabrics. . .I just love the fabrics from […]

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